ÞriskjaOld Norse Dictionary - þriskja
Meaning of Old Norse word "þriskja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, to thresh, Fms. viii. 96; the mod. form is þreskja, q. v., Dan. tærske; but in Icel. the word is little used, and hardly known, except it be in metaph. phrases.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᛋᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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